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Pelvis vs. Hip

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Main Difference

The main difference between Pelvis and Hip is that the Pelvis is a lower part of the trunk of the human body between the abdomen and the thighs (sometimes also called pelvic region of the trunk and Hip is a anatomical region.

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  • Pelvis (noun)

    The large compound bone structure at the base of the spine that supports the legs. It consists of hip bone, sacrum and coccyx.

  • Pelvis (noun)

    A funnel-shaped cavity, especially such a cavity in the kidney into which urine passes towards the ureter

  • Hip (noun)

    The outward-projecting parts of the pelvis and top of the femur and the overlying tissue.

  • Hip (noun)

    The inclined external angle formed by the intersection of two sloping roof planes.

  • Hip (noun)

    In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.

  • Hip (noun)

    A drug addict, especially someone addicted to a narcotic like heroin.

  • Hip (noun)

    The fruit of a rose.

  • Hip (verb)

    To use one's hips to bump into someone.

  • Hip (verb)

    To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).

  • Hip (verb)

    To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.

  • Hip (verb)

    To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.

  • Hip (verb)

    To inform, to make knowledgeable.

  • Hip (adjective)

    Aware, informed, up-to-date, trendy. from early 20th c., popularized in 1960s

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  • Pelvis (noun)

    the large bony frame near the base of the spine to which the hindlimbs or legs are attached in humans and many other vertebrates.

  • Pelvis (noun)

    the part of the abdomen including or enclosed by the pelvis.

  • Pelvis (noun)

    the broadened top part of the ureter into which the kidney tubules drain.

  • Hip (noun)

    (formerly in the UK) a set of information about a house or flat that a seller must provide to a potential buyer.

  • Hip (adjective)

    very fashionable

    "it's hip to be environmentally conscious"

  • Hip (adjective)

    aware of or informed about

    "he's trying to show how hip he is to Americana"

  • Hip (interjection)

    used to introduce a communal cheer

    "hip hip hooray!"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Pelvis (noun)

    The pelvic arch, or the pelvic arch together with the sacrum. See Pelvic arch, under Pelvic, and Sacrum.

  • Pelvis (noun)

    The calyx of a crinoid.

  • Hip (noun)

    The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.

  • Hip (noun)

    The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions.

  • Hip (noun)

    In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.

  • Hip (noun)

    The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose (Rosa canina); called also rose hip.

  • Hip (noun)

    See Hyp, n.

  • Hip

    To dislocate or sprain the hip of, to fracture or injure the hip bone of (a quadruped) in such a manner as to produce a permanent depression of that side.

  • Hip

    To throw (one's adversary) over one's hip in wrestling (technically called cross buttock).

  • Hip

    To make with a hip or hips, as a roof.

  • Hip (interjection)

    Used to excite attention or as a signal; as, hip, hip, hurra!

  • Hip (adjective)

    Aware of the latest ideas, trends, fashions, and developments in popular music and entertainment culture; not square; - same as hep.

  • Hip (adjective)

    Aware of the latest fashions and behaving as expected socially, especially in clothing style and musical taste; exhibiting an air of casual sophistication; cool; with it; - used mostly among young people in the teens to twenties.

Webster Dictionary
  • Pelvis (noun)

    the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates

  • Pelvis (noun)

    a structure shaped like a funnel in the outlet of the kidney into which urine is discharged before passing into the ureter

  • Hip (noun)

    either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh

  • Hip (noun)

    the structure of the vertebrate skeleton supporting the lower limbs in humans and the hind limbs or corresponding parts in other vertebrates

  • Hip (noun)

    the ball-and-socket joint between the head of the femur and the acetabulum

  • Hip (noun)

    the fruit of a rose plant

  • Hip (adjective)

    informed about the latest trends

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